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Cherkasy is unguessed mystery on the territory of Ukraine that waits for its discoverers. The city is located on the bank of the huge basin that has the area equal to Dukedom Luxemburg, the perfect place for the fans of water kinds of the rest.

It is the city of parks of fragrant greenery. The wide sand beaches stretch along the whole city and make Cherkasy in summer the capital of water leisure time activities.

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The ruins of medieval Nevitsky castle

Nevitsky castle is a castle located near the village of Kamenica, Zakarpattia region, which is 12 km north-east of the regional center of Uzhgorod. The castle was built in the 13th century on the top of a hill above the valley of the river Uzh on the site of an earlier wooden fort.

In 1241, it was destroyed by the Mongol-Tatar hordes, but in the second half of the 13th century the castle was rebuilt. With the development of firearms, it was reconstructed several times and acquired its final shape in the early 16th century.

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Zakarpatye region is an unforgettable land with spectacular scenery that attracts tourists and vacationers not only from all parts of Ukraine, but also from all over the world.

This is the land of world famous mineral springs, the land of horticulture and viticulture. The province is known as a land of forests, orchards, vineyards, beautiful mountains, and valleys.

Beautiful nature, mild climate, spas and resorts, interesting summer and winter routes – all this has made the region the place of mass tourism.

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Traveling from Dnepropetrovsk to Zaporozhye, it is hard not to pay attention to a complex of abandoned buildings and the old L-29 aircraft, placed at the control-point.

It is a flight training center named after Soviet pilot Alexander Pokryshkin. In Soviet times, it was a strong school, which trained combat pilots for three aviation regiments based in Zaporozhye. However, for more than ten years the place is deserted. Photos by sicheslavets

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To the south-east of Svyatogorsk Lavra located in Donetsk oblast, there is amazing in its beauty wooden monastery of All Saints, which attracts the attention of pilgrims and tourists.

Perhaps it is the most unusual building in Svyatogorye. The monastery is very beautiful and even unexpected for these places. Its churches were built by local carpenters from massive pine logs and decorated with carvings in the ancient traditions of Russian wooden architecture of the 16th-17th centuries.

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Good promo of Nikolaev city and region

Nikolaev region land is located in the southern part of Ukraine, in the basin of the lower reach of Southern Bug river. The capital city of the region is Nikolaev.

Favorable factors of the economic geographic location of Nikolaev oblast is its closeness to large industrial centers of Donetsk-Dnepr region and the outlet to the Black Sea. Natural and climatic conditions of Nikolaev region are favorable for intensive development of agriculture.

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Ai-Petri is an extinct volcano in the Crimean Mountains near Yalta. The height of the mountain is 1234 meters. The name of the peak “Ai-Petri” is of Greek origin and means the mountain of St. Peter.

Ai-Petri is the place with a maximum number of foggy days not only in Crimea, but in all of Ukraine. The record number of foggy days (215) was registered in 1970.

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Beautiful sceneries of Zakarpattia

Zakarpattia region is an unforgettable land with spectacular sceneries that attracts tourists and vacationers not only from all parts of Ukraine, but also from all over the world.

This is the land of mineral springs, orchards, and vineyards. The region is one of the few unique places that are of interest to tourists in all seasons.

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Abandoned kindergarten in the Chernobyl zone

Kopachi is an abandoned village, located about 4 km from Chernobyl nuclear power plant on the right bank of the Pripyat River, in Ivankovsky district of Kiev region. It was a booming village in 1980s. April 26, 1986, after the accident at the station, the village was badly contaminated.

The village, located in the 10-kilometer zone of the Chernobyl exclusion, was eliminated by complete destruction; the remains of it were covered with earth. At the moment the territory is not inhabited.

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During your visit to the Crimea, you can go in the foothills or mountains, swim in the sea, but it is not so easy to find a place that is below sea level. Let’s look at one of the lowest points of the Crimea (-14 meters below sea level).

Kadykovsky abandoned quarry, rusty-orange pile rising high among the surrounding hills, is located in the outskirts of Sevastopol. The quarry is called by the name of the area – Kadykovka.

Picturesque abandoned quarry near Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine photo 1


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